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Where Does The Federer vs. Nadal 2017 Australian Open Final Rate Among The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time?

Where Does The Federer vs. Nadal 2017 Australian Open Final Rate Among The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time?

Feb. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played what people are calling the most historic men’s Grand Slam singles final ever at the 2017 Australian Open. Federer won his 18th major singles title with a 6-4, 3-6,...

Roger Federer’s 18th Major, Serena Williams’ 23rd Make 2017 Australian Open Most Historic Grand Slam Ever

Roger Federer’s 18th Major, Serena Williams’ 23rd Make 2017 Australian Open Most Historic Grand Slam Ever

Jan. 29 | Roger Federer’s historic Australian Open championship capped what may go down as the most historic Grand Slam tournament ever held. Here are five moments that made this event stand out from all the rest (soon to be added to my “On This Day In...

Vero Beach, Florida – Where Andy Roddick’s Professional Tennis Career Began

Vero Beach, Florida – Where Andy Roddick’s Professional Tennis Career Began

Jan. 25 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Do a little digging and you just might find a gem! That’s what happened when news broke that Andy Roddick was elected for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. As co-tournament director for the...

Denis Istomin Further Validates Wild Card Events – From The Australian Open To USTA Vero Beach Futures

Denis Istomin Further Validates Wild Card Events – From The Australian Open To USTA Vero Beach Futures

Jan. 21 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher Whether it is for the Australian Open or for the $15,000 USTA Futures event in Vero Beach, Florida, wild card events are becoming more and more a fabric of professional tennis. Wild cards, or entries into professional...

“Let’s Party Naked” – A Tennis Rivalry From 1986 Revisited

“Let’s Party Naked” – A Tennis Rivalry From 1986 Revisited

Nov. 22 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Rivalries are what make tennis – and sports in general – great. John McEnroe vs. Ivan Lendl. Martina Navratilova vs. Chris Evert. Pete Sampras vs. Andre Agassi. In my high school playing days, the big rivalry...

The Longest-Serving USTA President….James Dwight

The Longest-Serving USTA President….James Dwight

Nov. 17 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The United States Tennis Association just officially announced that Katrina Adams will serve a rare second term as President of the organization. Who is the longest serving President in the history of the USTA?...

Karolina Pliskova, Lucas Pouille Wins Give Reason To Celebrate US Open’s Ultimate-Set Tiebreakers

Karolina Pliskova, Lucas Pouille Wins Give Reason To Celebrate US Open’s Ultimate-Set Tiebreakers

Sep. 6 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Ultimate-set tiebreakers have been the talk of the U.S. Open with Lucas Pouille defeating Rafael Nadal 6-1, 2-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (6) in the fourth round of men’s singles and Karolina Pliskova beating Venus Williams...

Latvian Anastasija Sevastova Puts Leisure Management Studies Aside To Achieve Career Heights

Latvian Anastasija Sevastova Puts Leisure Management Studies Aside To Achieve Career Heights

Sep. 4 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The world of leisure management’s loss is the tennis world’s gain. Leisure management is what the Latvian pro tennis player Anastasija Sevastova studied when she first retired from tennis three years...

A Common Thread For US Open Rabble-Rousers Kyle Edmund, Anastasija Sevastova – Vero Beach, Florida

A Common Thread For US Open Rabble-Rousers Kyle Edmund, Anastasija Sevastova – Vero Beach, Florida

Sep. 3 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Vero Beach, Florida is one of the best – if not the best – tennis town in the United States. I’m a bit biased, being a part-time Vero resident, but passing through the town on the east coast...

China’s Shuai Zhang Getting The Hang Of This Grand Slam Tournament Thing

China’s Shuai Zhang Getting The Hang Of This Grand Slam Tournament Thing

Sep. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Shuai Zhang is getting this Grand Slam tournament thing down. The 27-year-old from China, who famously reached the quarterfinals at the Asutralian Open this year after going 0-14 in her creer at Grand Slam events,...

So Nervous To Win You Have To Serve Underhanded? It Happened At The 2016 US Open

So Nervous To Win You Have To Serve Underhanded? It Happened At The 2016 US Open

Aug. 31 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Almost everyone who has played competitive sports have been in tense situations where nerves and choking have occurred. Double faults.  Unforced errors. Passive play. But have you ever been so nervous that you...

Cramps, Controversy End Dream U.S. Open Run For Former Greenwich Teaching Pro “Saki” Myneni

Cramps, Controversy End Dream U.S. Open Run For Former Greenwich Teaching Pro “Saki” Myneni

Aug. 29 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Cramps and a controversial over-rule ended the incredible run of India’s Saketh Myneni Monday at the 2016 U.S. Open. The 28-year-old former four-year teaching professional at Burning Tree Country Club in nearby...